Sacrifice of Isaac.
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Title:Sacrifice of Isaac
Notes:While damaged, the hand of God is recognizable staying the knife of Abraham. Known as the "Akedah."This particular sarcophagus is known as the Two Brothers Sarcophagus.
Date:Mid-fourth century
Building:Vatican City. Direzione generale dei musei

Scripture:Genesis 22:1-24
Lectionary links:AVigl
General Subject:Sacrifice of Isaac
Hand of God
ICONCLASS Number:71C131

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Copyright Source:Collection of J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen
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Attribution:Sacrifice of Isaac, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 21, 2019]. Original source: Collection of J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen.
Record Number:51243 Last Updated: 2016-02-16 13:50:01 Record Created: 2007-05-17 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition